Pied Cormorant

Phalacrocorax varius

ML202574951


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Janet Burton
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eBird Checklist S63736075
Motunau River mouth/beach
Hurunui District, Canterbury, New Zealand
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Latitude and Longitude -43.0494, 173.0772 Map

Age
Not specified
Sex
Not specified
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

estimated number, due to big nesting activity in the fir trees on other side of channel its a good close number. i estimated 16 nests, with approx 30 young in nests & being fed by parents in constant visits, plus fly by activity. In photos the young is being fed, head well down in parents throat, in 3rd photo the young actually has its wing wrapped around the parent heads close together.

Technical Information

Model
DC-FZ80
f-stop
f/5.7
Focal length
189.9 mm
Shutter speed
1/500 sec
ISO
80
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
3,393KB
Dimensions
4201 x 2163

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